(Solution) NR 351 Week 7 Discussion: Informatics in Professional Nursing


This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcome (CO).

  • CO3: Demonstrate effective verbal, written, and technological communication using legal and ethical standards for transferring knowledge using success resources provided to Chamberlain students. (PO 3)
  • CO6: Relate application of the legal and ethical requirements of nursing laws and standards to patient-centered care and systems-based practice. (PO 6)
  • CO9: Demonstrate accountability for personal and professional development by assessing information and technology competence, implementing plans for upgrading technology skills, and using effective strategies for online student success using success resources provided to Chamberlain students. (PO 5)


How do you use informatics (not technology; not data entry into electronic health records) in your nursing practice? What ethical issues have arisen or might arise from use of informatics in professional nursing?


As defined by McGonigle and Mastrian (2015), nursing informatics is a field that combines nursing science, computer science, and information sciences for the maintenance and development of medical data and systems to support nursing practice and enhance patient care outcomes. Informatics is changing and advancing the face of healthcare. With technology advancement, healthcare organizations, as well as providers, have the ability to gather, analyze, and leverage data in a more effective manner, influencing the delivery of care, resource management, and team operation (Hood, 2018). As a nurse, I use informatics in various ways. One major use of informatics is documentation. The contemporary nursing practice no longer….Please click the icon below to purchase full answer at only $5